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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 19 January, 2019

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #STRATEGY: A draft letter from the Garda Commissioner to the Department of Justice about the legal strategy pursued by the commissioner at the O’Higgins inquiry was written by a Department official, the Charleton tribunal has heard.

2. #DUBLIN PORT: A man has died after he fell into the water at Dublin Port this morning.

3. #COLD: The weekend is set to be a cold one, with a Status Yellow rainfall warning for 12 counties issues by Met Éireann.

4. #STOLEN: Gardaí in Dublin are investigating after a car was stolen with an infant child inside, before the vehicle was found 45 minutes later.

5. #TRUMP: A comment by US president Donald Trump where he dismissed  Haiti and certain African countries as “shithole” countries has been criticised as “racist”, “shocking and shameful” by a United Nations spokesperson.

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